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Near Rosamond in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Willow Springs

California Historical Landmark

 
 
Willow Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
1. Willow Springs Marker
Inscription. Willow Springs was a stage station on the Los Angeles-Havilah Stage Lines, 1864-1874. From here light traffic went through Oak Creek Pass via Tehachapi to Havilah and Kernville; heavy traffic went northwest to the Inyo mines, or via Jawbone Canyon to the South Fork of the Kern; hence to the Kern mines. Dedicated June 6, 1937
 
Erected 1937 by Bakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W., El Tejone Parlor No. 239 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 130.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 52.638′ N, 118° 17.851′ W. Marker is near Rosamond, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Manly Road north of Truman Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4040 Manly Road, Rosamond CA 93560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Willow Springs (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Why Tehachapi Pass? / Pioneers of the Wind / Hike A Mile or Two - Thousand (approx. 12.6 miles away);
Willow Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
2. Willow Springs Marker
Oak Creek Pass (approx. 13.7 miles away); F/A, NASA Tail Number 842 (approx. 14 miles away); Mojave 20-Mule Team Borax Terminus (approx. 14.2 miles away); Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica (approx. 14.6 miles away); Rotary Rocket Roton ATV (approx. 14.6 miles away); Mojave Air & Spaceport (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Willow Springs Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
3. Willow Springs Ranch
Willow Springs Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 17, 2011
4. Willow Springs Ranch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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